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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 11
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 3:31 p.m. to 4:24 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Thai Nguyen, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 18, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Closure of the Comox MCTS Station of the Canadian Coast Guard.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "A Report on the Closure of the Comox Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analyst be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions or recommendations be in Arial 12 point font, single spaced and justified and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

It was agreed, — That the analyst and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the Committee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

At 3:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:52 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

Motion

It was agreed, — That in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,

(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;

(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and

(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.

At 4:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Chandonnet
Clerk of the Committee